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Teaching Artists for Summer Camps

The Stage School is currently seeking additional Theater Teaching Artists for several of our 2024 Summer Camps. The camps are held in Park Ridge, IL.

All camps are held Monday - Friday, from 9 AM - 3 PM. Performances take place on the Saturday of camp at 12:30 pm or 6:30 pm. Instructors will be called approximately 4 hours prior to performance on Saturday to run the final dress rehearsal, as well as required to stay for 1 hour following the performance to assist with student check out and strike.

Summer Camps-Park Ridge (ages 6-16)

  • Annie Jr (June 17-June 22)
  • Frozen Jr (July 8-July 13)
  • Shrek Jr (July 22 – July 27)
  • Peter Pan Jr (July 29-August 3)

Compensation: $1000/wk

An instructor who can do multiple weeks of camp is preferred but not required. We are open to candidates who can only commit to one full camp week.

Camp runs from 9 AM to 3 PM each day. Campers range in age from 6 to 16.

Our summer camp team consists of a separate Singing Teacher, Dance Teacher, and Acting Teacher, along with our school Principal or Manager.

Teaching Artists are responsible for:

  • Direction and staging of the production
  • teaching students of many experience levels and preparing students to give their best performance
  • teaching basic technique and advanced skills through fun and engaging games and activities
  • working with the production team to ensure all camp/production needs are addressed
  • assisting backstage during performance, and with set up and strike as needed.

Ideal teaching candidates will

  • be motivated, energetic, and organized
  • have a strong professional background in the performing arts
  • have experience teaching children ages 6-16
  • have experience in staging and rehearsing musical theater
  • have a passion for teaching life skills to young people through the performing arts.

Please note, the camp location is not easily accessible by public transportation. Reliable transportation is required.

Please submit a cover letter detailing your relevant experience along with your resume. For more information, please visit

Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Compensation: $1,000 flat fee
Location: Park Ridge, IL